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18 09, 2020

Weighty Thoughts

By |2020-09-18T14:13:03-04:00September 18th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|0 Comments

There's been a big movement within my profession and embraced by other behavior specialists for "health at every size" (HAES) and intuitive eating. I certainly agree that body size or shape does not matter when it comes to someone's worth. However, I often find myself in disagreement with [...]

28 08, 2020

An Experiment with Fasting

By |2020-09-10T09:50:28-04:00August 28th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|0 Comments

Here we are, eight months into 2020. Summer is almost over, and our world is still a little upside down. During this time of isolation folks have been looking for inspiration. You may be finding that your normal eating habits are out of whack. Some may be eating [...]

7 08, 2020

Eggs, Cholesterol and Fat: Dietary Patterns and Lifecycle Nutrition

By |2020-08-07T15:29:21-04:00August 7th, 2020|Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Recipe, Wellness|0 Comments

Every five years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) are updated. The process involves a first step where a committee of experts reviews the current guidelines, and the latest research about diet, nutrition and health, and then makes recommendations. This time around they really took a look at [...]

14 07, 2020

Focus on Health this Summer

By |2020-07-14T09:42:10-04:00July 14th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|0 Comments

Any nutrition counselor who has seen thousands of patients or clients can tell you: No two people have the same eating habits or schedules, nor do they eat the same types of foods. Everyone has a different medical or weight history, and different family backgrounds too. Which means, [...]

22 06, 2020

Is Lemon Water a Health Cure?

By |2020-06-23T15:11:00-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Weight Management, Wellness|0 Comments

You may have read that drinking lemon water first thing in the morning has miraculous health benefits. Lemon water is simply water with the juice of a lemon (and perhaps lemon slices or rind as well) added to it. Claims include weight control, maintaining "alkalinity", or detoxing the [...]

13 06, 2020

Fast Facts About Seafood

By |2020-06-17T10:23:13-04:00June 13th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Heart Disease, Wellness|0 Comments

Did you know that choosing seafood twice a week can help prevent heart disease? Seafood has many health benefits for children and adults. Seafood is quick to prepare, comes in a variety of forms (fresh, frozen, canned) and has health benefits. Including it in your diet doesn't have [...]